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One of the clusters at the tent city

Rann Utsav tent city package

It was our first trip to a salt marsh and what better place to start than the world’s largest salt desert in India itself 🙂 We visited Rann of Kutch from 6th Feb – 8th Feb and booked the 2N/ 3D package at Rann Utsav tent city. Our first impression of the tent city was ‘wow’. […]

How to watch rocket launch in Sriharikota

How to watch a rocket launch in Sriharikota, India

Update: 29th March 2019 ISRO – SHAR has now opened its doors to Indian citizens to watch the rocket launch from inside SHAR. Interested visitors need to register for the event in advance on their website https://www.shar.gov.in/VSCREGISTRATION/index.jsp Do you have a space enthusiast kiddo at home? Or are you someone who loves watching aeroplanes take […]

Nagarjuna Sagar Dam - photo courtesy Wikipedia

Nagarjuna Sagar

My parents visited us in Oct 2016 and we decided to go on a short 2 day trip to Nagarjuna Sagar. Located on the banks of Krishna river, it forms a boundary between Telangana (Nalagonda district) and Andhra Pradesh (Guntur). It is around 130 km drive on the Sagar ring road -> Ibrahimpatnam -> Chintapally […]

Belum Caves - Andhra Pradesh

Belum Caves

Belum caves is around 365 kms from Hyderabad and 300 kms from Bangalore. It is best combined with a trip to either Gandikota (~60 km) or Oravakallu Rock Garden (~130 km) in Andhra Pradesh. We visited the caves in Sep 2016. We started in the morning from Gandikota and reached Oravakallu Garden in the evening after […]

Gandiokota fort wall

Gandikota Fort – Hidden gem of AP

We had a long weekend in September 1st week and decided to explore some place that is driving distance from Hyderabad. We zeroed in on Gandikota, Belum Caves and Orvakallu Rock Garden. Our itinerary was: Day 1: Drive to Gandikota. Stay overnight. Day 2: Drive to Belum Caves. Explore the caves and drive to Orvakallu Rock […]

Finding the right accommodation

Hotel/ Accommodation booking guide

One of the major aspects in any holiday planning is your stay. It can leave you with some memorable memories if the accommodation is good; and can dampen the entire experience if the stay is not up to the mark. That makes choosing the right accommodation very crucial. Since it depends on many factors, I decided to dedicate an entire […]

Tips for first time travellers

Travelling abroad for the first time? Things to take care of…

Planning a honeymoon, babymoon or travelling abroad for the first time with family? Or you could be doing a solo trip. Travelling abroad for the first time is exciting, but sometimes scary too. I remember the first time we were on an overseas trip, I had jitters thinking how the other country would be. With […]

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